Adder basking in the sun above Tilly Whim Caves

Adder basking in the sun above Tilly Whim Caves - REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS
Tilly Whim Caves, Durlston Country Park, near Swanage, Dorset (April 2010)

Also known as Common European Adder or Common European Viper

For more information on this reptile see the following links:
Vipera berus / IUCN Red List of Endangered Species
Vipera berus / Wikipedia

Previous (39 of 39)
Brown Basilisk on tree root, Playa Cativo Lodge, Costa Rica
Nile Crocodile


Nile Crocodile
Common Toad, Otmoor
Common Toad reflection in a puddle, Otmoor
Nile Crocodile on the edge of the lake
Sand Lizard (breeding male)
Nile Monitor basking
Common (or Viviparous) Lizard
Close-up of Nile Crocodile head
Adder basking in the sun above the entrance to the Caves
Gecko clinging to vertical tent pole in Rekero Camp
Common Toad in a water-filled ditch at Otmoor
Common Frog amongst frogspawn at Otmoor
Common Frog watching over a mass of frogspawn at Otmoor
Grass Snake basking at Otmoor
Plumed Basilisk illuminated by a shaft of sunlight at Tortuguero